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The Way of the Fool

  • 2013 2 Oct
The Way of the Fool

Scripture tells us “The fool takes no pleasure in understanding, but only in expressing his opinion” (Proverbs 18:2). In relationships we can be “right” or we can “be in relationship,” but rarely both. Relationships require a certain gentleness; an ability to hold our tongue and be sensitive. Certainly we know that “expressing an opinion” can be foolhardy, and often sets us against others. Are you argumentative? Do you pride yourself in stating your opinion? 

Dr. David Hawkins is the director of the Marriage Recover Center where he counsels couples in distress. He is the author of over 30 books, including Dealing With the CrazyMakers in Your Life90 Days to a Fantastic Marriage, and When Pleasing Others is Hurting You. Dr. Hawkins grew up in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and lives with his wife on the South Puget Sound where he enjoys sailing, biking, and skiing. He has active practices in two Washington cities. You can also find Dr. Hawkins on Facebook and TwitterDr. Hawkins offers a free, 20 minute consultation, with requests sent to his email address at [email protected]. Also, remember his guarantee at The Marriage Recovery Center: 3 Days To A New Marriage, Guaranteed! He is also excited to continue offering his special eBook, A Love Life of Your Dreams free for you to download.